Jam with Dream Theater

Jan 13 2016

Jam with Dream Theater

Learn seven Dream Theater tracks with Andy James. This superb DVD will teach you to play seven tracks from this award winning progressive rock band highlighting the technical proficiency of guitar virtuoso John Petrucci. Includes guitar jam tracks. Double DVD set shows you how to play seven tracks that span more that a decade (1992 TO 2009) of Dream Theater music. Andy James, a well respected guitarist and teacher is well placed to take you through these challenging guitar parts, as he explores the demanding rhythms and solos of John Petrucci. Techniques that are explored include alternate picking, sweeping...

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Troy Dexter – Rockabilly Guitar

Jan 10 2016

Troy Dexter – Rockabilly Guitar

Troy Dexter demonstrates effects devices (tremolo, echo, reverb and distortion) and how they were used by the different players. Troy also shows chord voicing and application, the scales inherent in Rockabilly and how they are applied. He gives you examples of thirds and fifths, intervals, whole-tone licks, chromatic lead-ins, horn stab riffs, chord raking, vibrato bar techniques, bends, slides, shuffle rhythms and more. The accompanying booklet comes complete with easy-to-follow notation and diagrams which correspond exactly to this DVD. Explore the styles of: Scotty Moore Guitarist for Elvis Carl Perkins Sun Records, Most famous for Blue Suede Shoes Brian...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 1 – Duke Ellington

Jan 09 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 1 – Duke Ellington

Jazz Play-Along Volume 1 Duke Ellington PDF. Great practice tool for everybody who loves jazz. Two versions of each tune gives you an opportunity to hear unfamiliar tunes first, or just comp to the soloist. Hereafter you are on your own on the next version. And the band swings great. Since its intended for performance and not only for practice the quality of the rhythm section is very satisfying (specially when you cant practice with a real group). Volume 1 has must to know tunes for every Jazz musician. Duke is a very played and studied musician, one can...

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Carter Beauford – Under the Table and Drumming

Jan 07 2016

Carter Beauford – Under the Table and Drumming

On this exhilarating DVD, Carter Beauford, world famous drummer for the Dave Matthews Band, performs along with the rhythm tracks from six of the band’s best songs, including ‘Ants Marching’ and ‘Satellite.’ Carter covers such topics as left hand lead/open-hand approaches, fills, double bass drums, drum set and cymbal setup, time feel, background and influences, the early days of Dave Matthews Band, and more. Also features previously unreleased live footage of the Dave Matthews Band. In this valuable 2-video box set, Carter Beauford, drummer for the Dave Matthews Band, performs along with the rhythm tracks from six of the...

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Joe Dalton – Big Twang

Jan 03 2016

Joe Dalton – Big Twang

Twang is a modern hybrid of blues, country, rock and jazz guitar made popular by players like Albert Lee, Danny Gatton, Johnny Hiland, Ray Flacke, Brent Mason, Scotty Anderson, Red Volkaert, James Burton and Jimmy Bryant to name a few. Big Twang is a hands-on playing course that delivers a comprehensive range of Twang techniques and essential tricks of the trade without struggling through tedious theory and exercises. Bona fide master twanger, Joe Dalton will guide you through a wide variety of rhythm and soloing parts for five distinctive grooves that he has prepared to illustrate the diversity of...

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Megadeth Prime Cuts – Guitar Signature Licks

Jan 02 2016

Megadeth Prime Cuts – Guitar Signature Licks

A step-by-step breakdown of the guitar styles and techniques of Dave Mustaine and Marty Friedman. Learn to master the licks from 12 Megadeth masterpieces. Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique to the band or artist: the sounds which have led the band or artist to be recognizable by their own signature sound. The Signature Licks...

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Vivian Campbell – Lead Master Class

Dec 31 2015

Vivian Campbell – Lead Master Class

Learn from one of the best rock players and teachers around! Vivian Campbell is best known for his work with Whitesnake, Dio, Trinity, and his contributions to Hear’n Aid. In this DVD, Vivian takes the beginning electric guitarist from the basic level up to playing more advanced techniques and styles. As one of rock’s true wunderkinds, Vivian helps ward off bad habits and shows you how rock guitar should really be played! You’ll never miss a note with these unique features: see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played; all right- and left-hand techniques are...

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Trevor Salloum – The Art Of Arabic Drumming

Dec 30 2015

Trevor Salloum – The Art Of Arabic Drumming

Doumbek, dumbek, Arabic tabla, darbuka and derbeki are all names to describe the Middle Eastern drum that has intrigued generations for thousands of years. The Art of Arabic Drumming DVD is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of this exotic instrument and explore the mystique of its music. Well known author and percussionist Trevor Salloum takes you on a journey into his Middle Eastern roots and provides a clear presentation of tuning, positioning, strokes, exercises, notation, timing, ear training, soloing and common rhythms. If that is not enough, this DVD includes a rare, special feature performance of world-renowned Middle...

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Marcy Marxer – Guitar Soloing 101

Dec 27 2015

Marcy Marxer – Guitar Soloing 101

Marcy Marxer – Guitar Soloing 101: An Easy Guide To The Fingerboard. Anyone can solo on Guitar! Marcy Marxer’s DVD shows you that as long as you know your basic chords you can start playing melodies and improvising lead parts. This easy-to-use method brings all of the frets, notes and strings into clear focus, providing a useful roadmap to the guitar fingerboard. Marxer teaches you scales both across the neck and along the string, allowing you to visualise your path along the guitar finding melodies and intervals within chord shapes. She introduces simple tunes including Frere Jacques and Will...

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Walter Martino – Minus One

Dec 26 2015

Walter Martino – Minus One

The pieces of music included in Minus – One are taken from Walter Martino’s CD “Blue Street” (2002 Edizioni Bemolle). Walter played drums and composed and arranged all titles. Salvatore Scorrano collaborated to the score transcriptions. All titles have been remixed in order to provide useful accompaniment recordings for better practice. The style varies from Rock to Funk, from Jazz to Latin, on different levels of difficulty. The scores feature all rhythm “patterns”, “fills” and “solos” performed by Walter, faststrings.com. You will also find some helpful tips to perform all the pieces at best, faststrings.com. “Ghost notes”, rhythm variations...

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